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LISTEN: On the ground in Syria

In this incredible in-depth interview with somebody on the ground in Syria, you’ll learn more about the conflict than you ever had before. I met MJ, a political science major, at an Irish bar in Damascus. We talk about the internal conflict, regional players, the propaganda war with Al Jazeera, American and Russian involvement. I’ve […]

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The Clash of Civilizations, The Silk Road, and North Korea with Andrew MacLeod

In this episode of Hangover Radio I speak with Andrew MacLeod, and who has led an extraordinary life. He is an Australian businessman, and a former humanitarian lawyer and aid worker for the UN, witnessing the Rwandan genocide, the Pakistani earthquake and the Asian tsunami. Check out his video on North Korea below. He has traveled to 140 countries, […]

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City Guide: Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik in three words: Cold, expensive, tiny. Chance of Hooking up: 3.5 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3 / 5 Nightlife: 3/5 Smoking tolerance level: 3 / 5 Livability: 2/5 (cold, dark, and not near anything) City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Bachelor’s budget: $250 per day Beer: $7-11 a pint Bed: Private rooms starting from €50, dorms from €20. […]

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The Ultimate Men’s Guide to Venezuela

The following (epic) county guide was contributed by Freeborn Aiden, travel writer, senior editor of Poor Explorer and founder of Freeborn Aiden. I’m going there and Colombia in March myself. Can’t wait! Overview Nestled next to Colombia at the Northernmost tip of South America, Venezuela is a land of contrast. The country boasts steaming jungles, frosty […]

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Half The World Conquered!

On my last trip featuring Monaco, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, I reached a important milestone in my life’s ambition of traveling to every country. I’ve now officially visited half the countries in the world!   Here’s me in the Swiss Alps celebrating  the moment. 98: Switzerland. I’ve now visited half the countries in the world A video posted […]

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Snapshot: Liechtenstein

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Liechtenstein. What’s Liechtenstein like? Liechtenstein is a German-speaking micro-state wedged into between Switzerland and Austria with only 40,000 people. It’s a little difficult to get to and the capital Vaduz has barely over 5,000 people, but it’s a nice place for a day trip […]

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Top 5 Late Night Spots in Addis Ababa

My guide to Addis Ababa has nearly 300 comments (mainly about scoring weed), so I was happy to receive a guest post regarding nightlife from MyGuzo that could help out readers.  It’s mainly about 4am munchies, but it has some great advice on clubs. MyGuzo run nightlife tours of Addis and have gotten great reviews. Here you are… (I’ve […]

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City Guide: Zurich, Switzerland

  Zurich in three words: Pricey, relaxed, diverse. Chance of Hooking up: 2.5 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3 / 5 Nightlife: 3.5/5 Smoking tolerance level: 3 / 5 Livability: 4.5/5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Bachelor’s budget: $150 per day Beer: $7-8 a pint Bed: Private rooms starting from €65 ($75+). Bud: €10-15 per gram. Food: $9 for a […]

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